7 Plant Based Protein Sources to Add to Your Diet ...


We could all afford to decrease the amount of animal protein we eat and the best way to do so is through plant based protein sources. As a vegan myself, the first question that people always ask me is, β€œWhere do you get your protein?” Contrary to popular belief, it is easy to get enough protein in your diet regardless of if you take a bite of meat or not. Although protein is an essential nutrient, it is very easy to get enough protein through food sources rather than downing supplements or loading up on animal meats. Here are 7 plant based protein sources to add to your diet today!

1. Lentils


Lentils are one of the top plant based protein sources, not only because of their high protein content (18 grams in one cup!), but also because they are so versatile and delicious! In the winter especially, lentil soup is a staple in my diet, but year round, I like to add lentils to other soups, pasta sauces and even make β€œneat balls” instead of meatballs to go on top of spaghetti.

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